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The Bear’s Den, March 4, 2019

The Combine is over, now it’s full-steam ahead into free agency for the Bears and the NFL

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2019 NFL Scouting Combine: DL winners, losers from Sunday - Here are the winners and losers from the interior defensive line position in the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine.

2019 NFL Scouting Combine: EDGE winners, losers from Sunday - Here are the winners and losers from the edge rusher group in the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine.

Chalk Talk: How many kickers have Bears drafted? - - Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses kickers the Bears have drafted, if the Bears are looking for different characteristics in draft prospects to fit Chuck Pagano’s defense and top tight ends in the draft.

Medina: The Bears Met With Every Place-Kicker Prospect at the Combine Because Duh! - Bleacher Nation - Matt Gay, Austin Seibert, and Cole Tracy ... come on down!

Arhar: 2019 Combine - How do the defensive linemen measure up? - Our Turf Football - OTFB's Kate Arhar recaps the top performers at Defensive lineman, Edge rusher and Linebacker from the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine.

Arhar: 2019 NFL Combine - QBs, WOs and TEs - Our Turf Football - Kate Arhar, OTFB's reporter at the Combine, gives her take on the top quarterbacks, wideouts and tight ends.

Arhar: 2019 NFL Combine - EDGE Rushers - Our Turf Football - OTFB is at the NFL Combine! Our Kate Arhar talks about three EDGE rusher prospects she spoke with.

2019 NFL Combine results: Running back winners, losers - Pride Of Detroit - A look at the best and worst performances from the RBs at the NFL Combine.

2019 NFL Combine results: Offensive line winners, losers - Pride Of Detroit - The offensive linemen all completed their Combine, but some helped their stock a lot more than others.

NFL Combine 2019: Sweat, Burns perform well, could intrigue Packers - Acme Packing Company - A freak show broke out at the combine as some of the top linebackers in the draft absolutely lit up the athletic testing, giving the Packers a host of excellent options.

Montez Sweat sets modern record for fastest 40 by D-lineman - - Montez Sweat set a modern record for fastest 40-yard dash by a defensive lineman, clocking a 4.41 at the NFL Scouting Combine on Sunday.

Quinnen Williams one of fastest 300-pounders in combine history - - At 6-foot-3 and 303 pounds Quinnen Williams wowed with the speed he displayed at the NFL Scouting Combine on Sunday, making his case to be the 2019 NFL Draft's top pick.

Morrissey: Let's take the 'foot' out of football and ban kickers! - Sun Times - Kicking doesn’t belong. It’s radically different from the game everybody else is playing. It’s not football, just as spitting seeds isn't baseball.

Biggs: For the 1st time in a long time, the Bears won't be major players in free agency. And that's a good thing. - Chicago Tribune - For the first time in a long time, the Bears won't be major players in free agency. And that's a good thing. The team still can make some important moves, and getting a nickel cornerback tops the list. Bryce Callahan and Adrian Amos could return.

Letizia: 2019 NFL Combine Tracker - Chicago Audible Blog - A comprehensive spreadsheet of all the measurements from the 2019 NFL Combine including which players the Chicago Bears have met with.

Mullin: Some of the best Bears insights and info from the NFL Combine - NBC Sports Chicago - A look at some of the best Bears insights and info from the NFL Combine around the Indy hotel lobbies, coffee kiosks, restaurants and pubs.

Cox: Freak athlete WR draws comparisons to Kevin White at NFL Combine - NBC Sports Chicago - In 2015, West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White shot up to a top 10 pick after running a 4.35-second 40-yard dash. This year, another wide receiver prospect is making a similar ascension.

Knox: Howard Listed One Of Every NFL Team’s Toughest Contract Decision This Offseason - Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights - Navigating the NFL offseason is a difficult challenge for team decision-makers. Not only must teams evaluate potential draft targets and free-agent options, but they also have to evaluate players already on the roster...

Eurich: The free agency market value for Bryan Witzmann - 247Sports - Bryan Witzmann was a midseason addition to the Chicago Bears in 2018 and it did not take him very long to get on the field. He first began splitting time with Eric Kush when Kyle Long went down with an injury before taking over as the starter. He had previous experience in the system having played under Bears head coach Matt Nagy while with the Kansas City Chiefs during the 2017 season.

Perez: Bears doing due diligence on kickers at 2019 NFL combine - Bears Wire - The Chicago Bears met with all of the kickers who attended the 2019 NFL combine as they attempt to replace Cody Parkey.

NFL Combine results: Winners, losers from WRs/TEs on bench press, 40-yard dash and more - - Which wideout will cement his spot in the first round of the draft with a blazing 40 time Saturday?

NFL Combine results: Winners, losers from QBs on bench press, 40-yard dash and more - - Kyler Murray plans to sit out drills Saturday, but that still leaves Dwayne Haskins and plenty of other quarterbacks vying for the NFL Combine spotlight.

NFL Scouting Combine 2019: The 5 most impressive offensive linemen - - Jonah Williams isn’t T-Rex, Garrett Bradbury is on the rise, and remember the name Dalton Risner.

NFL Combine results: 5 winners, 2 losers from RBs on bench press, 40-yard dash, and more - - A deep class of talented backs will try to leave their mark on Indianapolis.

2019 NFL mock draft: 3 rounds shows how deep the rookie class is - - Get ready for the NFL Scouting Combine by knowing these deeper prospects.


8 NFL players who turned monster combine performances into star careers - - J.J. Watt, Jevon Kearse, and Calvin Johnson all showcased their huge potential at the NFL Combine.

NFL Combine punters rank objects by how far they could punt them - - The NFL’s newest punters debate the puntability of a wide array of items.

The 2019 NFL franchise tag, explained in a quick and easy guide - - Here are the basics this year, from which players are candidates to get the franchise tag to the key dates to know.

6 NFL teams that could make a trade with Cardinals for QB Josh Rosen - - If Kliff Kingsbury really thinks Kyler Murray is so great, he can have him — but first the Cardinals would have to do something about Rosen.


Lions head coach Matt Patricia gives ‘generous’ check to Rich Eisen’s St. Jude charity - Pride Of Detroit - Good for coach. Ken’s Note: Agreed. Classy, good on you coach!


Infante’s 2019 NFL Combine: Breaking down Day 2 of quarterbacks, wide receivers, tight ends - Windy City Gridiron - How did some of the draft’s best offensive weapons do in the second day of combine workouts?

Mitchell: AAF Week Four - Windy City Gridiron - Three weekends are in the books, Bears fans, are you watching? You can see the Saturday early game online

Mitchell: Jay Rodgers Named 2018 NFL Defensive Line Coach Of The Year - Windy City Gridiron - Bears defensive line guru is recognized by his peers as the best in the NFL in 2018...


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